The Budget: Latest Stories

Labour is pledging to bolster the power of the UK's economic watchdog to prevent a repeat of what it's calling the "disastrous mistakes" of Liz Truss's mini-budget.

Labour vows more power for budget watchdog to avoid another Truss 'disastrous' mini-budget

2 months ago

Paul Johnson warned of a drop in household incomes following the Budget

Household incomes ‘shrinking,’ warns IFS chief after Budget, as he warns of ‘very big’ tax rise coming in April

8 months ago

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is expected announce a £4billion expansion of free childcare for one and two-year-olds in the Spring Budget as part of a wider push to help people into work and boost economic growth.

Jeremy Hunt announces 30 hours free childcare as the Treasury admits UK needs 'several hundred thousand' more workers

8 months ago

Hunt's Budget 'a bit less impressive' when the fine print is checked

Commentary: Check the fine print and Hunt’s Budget 'looks a bit less impressive'

8 months ago

Jeremy Hunt and the red chancellor of exchequer suitcase

When is the Spring Budget 2023: Time and predictions

8 months ago

Jeremy Hunt is delivering his Spring Budget

Energy bills support extended for an extra three months as Hunt prepares to unveil back-to-work Budget

8 months ago